where do i put my chicks??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ocean_rain21, Mar 5, 2009.

  1. ocean_rain21

    ocean_rain21 Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 5, 2009
    Nova Scotia
    I am getting a few chicks in a few days but i am wondering what do i do with them when they are too big to have inside but still too small to have with the big chickens.
    The coup isn't really designes to have a spot sectioned off....any ideas?
  2. becky3086

    becky3086 Crested Crazy

    Oct 14, 2008
    Thomson, GA
    Umm, build quickly;)
  3. Gonzo the Great

    Gonzo the Great Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 14, 2008
    Sugar Land, TX
    Get creative with hardware cloth! I had to make a partition in my dog crate once to cordon off a pushy silkie. I was able to shove the feeder and waterer under the hardware cloth fence so they could both eat and drink from the same dishes.
  4. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

    Sep 4, 2008
    Well you could just section off a bit of the garden with chicken wire. Or if you can't get that put a large plastic pool in the garage or wherever and put them in there. just clip their wings so they can't fly over and knock everything over! Mine went outside at Week Two, but I guess we didn't have any bigger chickens at the time. [​IMG]
  5. GopherBoyFarms

    GopherBoyFarms Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2008
    Vancouver WA

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